NYC joins international coalition for civic innovation
Along with Berlin, London and Paris, New York City will challenge the public to create digital tools that help small businesses and artists grow.
North Carolina House passes 'historic' broadband investment
The North Carolina House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill that promises $750 million in funding for broadband expansion.
Collaboration is key for state broadband officials
State broadband officials said during a NASCIO panel that cooperation among federal, state and local partners is a crucial element of deployment.
Vendors need to read up before pitching, state CIOs say
Wisconsin CIO Trina Zanow said she's looking for private-sector partners that are "standing in the trenches" with officials as they serve the public.
Pandemic spurred collaboration, more data use, LA and N.Y. officials say
New York State CTO Rajiv Rao said the pandemic was challenging for IT operations, but "teams rallied, they figured it out and managed to get it under control.”
How cities are using tech to encourage COVID-19 vaccination
The mayors of New Orleans and Newark, New Jersey, said they're using livestreams and sentiment analysis to bolster their vaccination marketing efforts.